What is a tie beam? – Details – Advantages  – Reinforcement – Design

A tie beam is a structural beam that connects two columns at any height higher than the floor. The term “tie”, which refers to its purpose, is used to connect two columns or other structures. Tie beams can be used to reduce the effective length of columns and to decrease their slenderness ratio. Primary and … Read more

What is plinth Beam? – Purpose – Application – Types

What is plinth beam

A reinforced concrete beam that is placed between the foundation and wall is called a plinth beam. Plinth beams are used to stop cracks from extending from the foundation into walls above, when foundation settlement is occurring. Plinth beams evenly distribute the wall’s load over the foundation. What is plinth Beam? A plinth beam is … Read more